Ages 8-12, Illustratred

#130 – The Tale of Graham the Gardener

Graham the Gardener had the most incredible garden the town had ever seen. Every hedge was trimmed to perfection and it seemed that every plant he planted grew exactly the way he wanted it to grow. The green grass was luscious and was never too tall or never too short and it was obvious to […]

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Ages 8-12

#126 – The Tale of Matilda the Marionette

Once upon a time, in a world where being in control was important, a marionette named Matilda was sitting on top of a large, woven toy basket in Gretchen Oswald’s room. Matilda had been Gretchen’s puppet for the past five years and, between the two of them, they had entertained both small crowds in Gretchen’s […]

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Ages 8-12

RECENT FEATURE: Guest Author at Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo

Sue Vincent, owner and operator of the highly interactive and prolific blog The Daily Echo, recently invited me to contribute a piece to the Guest Author section of her website. Sue has been one of my most encouraging fellow bloggers since I began this project, so I swiftly obliged and it’s an honour to be […]

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Ages 8-12, Illustratred

#125 – The Tale of Kato the Pet Tiger

Christian Garter was outside playing with his pet tiger, Kato, when his mother told him that it was time to come back inside to get ready for school. Christian disliked leaving Kato alone, locked up in a cage during the day, but they were the rules that his mother and father had set out for […]

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